What is the Concept Attainment Model?

What is the Concept Attainment Model?

What is the Concept Attainment Model?
The Concept Attainment model is an instructional strategy founded on the works of Jerome Bruner. Built on the principle of concept formation, the Concept Attainment model promotes student learning through a process of structured inquiry.
The model helps students to understand and learn concepts by identifying attributes or key features through […]

Brainstorming Strategies for Cooperative Learning

Brainstorming Strategies for Cooperative Learning

Include every student in cooperative learning using this brainstorming strategy. Classroom discussions can encourage critical thinking, student participation, and a better understanding of content.
Brainstorming sessions are great education tools to facilitate cooperative learning. Brainstorming in the classroom facilitates active student participation, assists with generating ideas and sharing information or knowledge among students. It is a […]

GRADUATE Course – Standards and Communications in Teaching

“I really enjoyed the course. It was straight forward and easy to use. The instructor was very elaborate in her responses, and helped to clarify questions. All responses were received in a timely manner as well. It was a great course with good pacing and I learned lots of material in a short amount of […]

SELF-STUDY: Pedagogy Essentials (15 clock hours)

“Tap into educational theory that results in improved student learning.”
‘Pedagogy’ is both the science and art of education. As comprehensive as it may seem, this definition remains a predominantly theoretical understanding. In teaching practice, there is often a disconnect, between the theory we read about, and the realities in the classroom. […]

Formative Assessment: Why?

Formative Assessment: Why?

According to Lang, et al (2008), the formative assessment process came about from educators working on ways to accelerate student achievement and to help predict how well students will perform on standards-based statewide tests.
Lang is right on target, however, the general perception often is that standard-based learning and formative assessments should only be used in […]

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